The U.S. Center for SafeSport’s Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies (MAAPP) aim to help young athletes feel safe, supported and strengthened by limiting one-on-one interactions between adults and children, requiring abuse prevention training for certain adults, and promoting environments in which misconduct is less likely to occur.
Throughout the 11+ million-member U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement, all NGBs, including USA Fencing and its clubs and adult members, must adhere to the MAAPP.
The U.S. Center for SafeSport is conducting a series of training sessions for parent, coaches, athletes and administrators to introduce elements that are in the new MAAPP.
Check here for offerings in 2022.
Coaches, listen to this podcast (Here) with a table tennis coach as he discussed ways to incorporate MAAPP requirements into coaching.